Original article here.
, curiously enough, makes no mention of this brush with fame.
Megan Campbell's parked car was hit by a van driven by a city worker, so now she wants the city to pay for the damages. Sounds reasonable. But Campbell was the city worker driving the van that hit her own car. The city is reviewing the incident. [twincities.com
I'm pretty sure Chuck has posted about similar cases in the past. So perhaps this kind of thing is no longer weird?
A woman in San Francisco recently drove for blocks with a parking officer sprawled on the hood of her car. Numerous people recorded the strange scene. More details at hoodline.com
Calling this "news" is highly generous.
Caution: many, many swears.
The lesson? If only doctors could build our cars.
Walter George Newman definitely sounds like he was a bit of a character. I like the idea of having a guy blowing on a trumpet instead of a horn.
The New York Times
- Aug 17, 1910
This is what Jack Charipar, director of Plymouth's product-planning team, imagined in 1961 that cars would look like in 1980. Source: Newsweek
- Jan 23, 1961.
It's a Subaru to which 70 pounds of dentures (as well as 70 pounds of dental impressions) have been attached. It's also known as the Mobile Masticator. More info at ktvq.com
or its own website